The Source

Monday - Thursday from noon-1 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day. Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Jan Ross Piedad.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation.

Contribute to the conversation:

  • Call us at: (210) 614-8980 during the show
  • Leave a voicemail at (210) 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air
  • Tweet questions to:  @tprsource
  • E-mail comments to:

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Be sure to note if you have extensive experience or expertise on a particular show topic and include your phone number as we may call you for more information on your comment or story.

Ways to Connect

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A new emergency shelter is opening for at-risk youth in San Antonio, including children who are homeless, neglected or abused. 

Brandon Watts (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) / Flickr

The City of San Antonio's $2.7 billion proposed budget estimates a 5 percent increase for operating and capital costs in the 2018 fiscal year, and does not include a property tax rate increase. 

David Lofink (CC BY 2.0) / Flickr

Black entrepreneurs tend to struggle with maintaining financial stability and therefore, have trouble growing their businesses, according to an African-American Business Enterprise survey.  

MarijoAH12 / Wikimedia Commons

Texas has the fifth highest teen birth rate in the country and ranks first for repeat teen pregnancies. The teen birth rate in Bexar County for ages 15-19 was 49 percent higher than the national rate in 2013.

The United States is at a record low for teen pregnancy rates and while Texas and Bexar County teen birth rates have declined overall, the high number of teen mothers giving birth again has remained constant in San Antonio since 2010. 

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

rally to save the Confederate monument in Travis Park was met by counterprotesters in support of removing the memorial last Saturday.